Our 13 fave Instagram accounts to inspire a money makeover

Posted: 14 February 2020 1:41 pm
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Keep up with these financial influencers to get your bank account looking picture perfect.

Sometimes it takes seeing someone else’s financial journey to kickstart yours. And if you follow the right people, you can find stories, motivational quotes and more right on your Instagram feed.

Check out these 13 Instagram accounts and start getting excited about your finances.

1. Clever Girl Finance

  • Why we like it. Gentle weekly reminders, helpful visuals and self-improvement tips that go beyond just financial advice secures Clever Girl Finance (CGF) a top spot on our list.

CGF was founded by Bola Sokunbi with the goal to empower women to achieve real financial success. While CGF offers much more than just what’s on Instagram — a podcast, online courses, a full book and one-on-one mentoring — the clean visuals, Q&As and weekly money goal reminders make it an easy follow.

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2. Journey to Launch

  • Why we like it. The No judgment money zone allows community members to come together and explore honest opinions on personal finance topics.

Journey To Launch is an in-depth look at personal finances with Jamilla Souffrant that combines podcast clips, quick tips, community involvement, insight and encouragement. It covers a wide range of topics, from student loans to different ways to smash your debt.

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3. Poised Finance Lifestyle

  • Why we like it. Clean infographics, an engaging hostess and unique approaches to personal finances make Poised Finance Lifestyle worth a follow.

Poised Finance Lifestyle is run by Sahirenys Pierce and provides consistent, high-quality personal finance content. On top of quotes and blog excerpts, Sahirenys regularly hosts an Instagram Live show. Spanish translations are also included for many of the posts.

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4. The Money Manual

  • Why we like it. Humor goes a long way to keep motivation up when it comes to personal financial health. The Money Manual does a good job of balancing memes and advice.

The Money Manual is a good source for money hacks, impromptu challenges and a healthy amount of humor. The occasional dog picture is another plus.

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5. Zero Based Budget

  • Why we like it. Tidbit Tuesdays and updates on Cindy’s journey to financial independence make for an educational and inspirational follow.

You’ll find weekly tips and lessons on Tuesdays with Zero Based Budget. The basics of taxes, balance transfers, retirement fundamentals and information about high-yield savings accounts are just some of the topics that come up.

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6. The Budget Mom

  • Why we like it. Kumiko runs The Budget Mom with a keen eye for color that keeps budgeting bright, and shares her story to give families a look at how to move toward healthier finances.

Outside of ‘gram-worthy, bullet journaling, Kumiko walks us through budgeting each paycheck. She offers fun financial tips and a cute pet pic every now and again. With a fairly active community, questions are answered quickly and conversations keep going.

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7. Black Wallet

  • Why we like it. Motivation and information are key when it comes to getting on top of personal finances, and Black Wallet provides both in spades.

Black Wallet focuses on empowering urban millennials to get a firm hold on their personal finances. Curated tips and quotes are often presented with questions for the community to get a conversation going around tough topics. Just watch out for the more spam-inclined replies leading off to get-rich-quick schemes.

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8. Yes, I Am Cheap

  • Why we like it. It can be nice not to be bombarded, and Yes, I Am Cheap goes the quality-over-quantity route.

Sandy has a playful approach to personal finance that’s refreshing amid a sea of very serious conversations. Yes, I Am Cheap may not update often, but when a post comes up, it’s usually good for a solid financial tip, food for thought and a laugh.

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9. Easy Budget

  • Why we like it. An active community and clever budgeting tips make Easy Budget an easy choice.

Easy Budget is run by Merilee, where she shares her tips on budgeting, side hustles, her debt-free journey and more. Merilee tends to answer questions on her posts and is fairly active with multiple posts a week about how her family handles finances.

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10. The Financial Diet

  • Why we like it. The Financial Diet helps bring a personal finance lens to self care and how to invest in healthy relationships.

You’ll find a lot more than just advice on The Financial Diet’s Instagram. With plenty of financial wellness tips and motivational quotes, it also hosts a number of other life hacks and advice to get more than just your bank account in shape.

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11. The Budget Fanatic

  • Why we like it. This Aussie mom creates stunning journals that offer a crash-course on net worth. Her highly detailed and personal look at her financial journey makes for an interesting follow.

The Budget Fanatic keeps followers up-to-date on her financial progress and offers solid tips. This, paired with the beautiful handwritten journal entries, is more than enough to keep us inspired.

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12. Forever Frugal 2

  • Why we like it. Simple but unique content keeps Tiera’s growing community engaged and on track.

With tips on budgeting, tracking your expenses and periodic reminders to drop some funds in savings, Tiera’s Instagram can make for a solid lowkey financial follow. Advice is often easy to follow and money tips every Monday can provide a kick of motivation.

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13. Dave Ramsey

  • Why we like it. Positive stories from real people, hard-hitting truths and workable tips are why we give Dave Ramsey a thumbs up.

Dave Ramsey’s Instagram is equal parts personal finance advice, motivational stories and some questionable humor. Plus, direct answers from both Dave Ramsey and other members of the community can keep conversations going.

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You’ll find financial tips, top picks for credit cards and real stories from the Finder crew on Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook and Pinterest. At the top of our Instagram, cycle through our stories on credit cards, paying off debt, money tips, investing and insurance to get to the posts that matter most to you.

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